AEP INDUSTRIES INC
SC 13G, 2000-11-14
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                       SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                           Washington, D.C. 20549
                           ----------------------

                               SCHEDULE 13G
                               (Rule 13d-102)

            INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
           TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
                              PURSUANT TO 13d-2(b)
                               (Amendment No. *)


                              AEP Industries Inc.
                               (Name of Issuer)

                                 Common Stock
                        (Title of Class of Securities)

                                   001031103
                                (CUSIP Number)

               (Conversion from Schedule 13D to Schedule 13G)
            (Date of event which requires filing of this statement)


     Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which
this Schedule 13G/A is filed:
     [ ]  Rule 13d-1(b)
     [X]  Rule 13d-1(c)
     [ ]  Rule 13d-1(d)





                           (Page 1 of 22 Pages)
- ----------------
     *The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a
reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the
subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing
information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover
page.

     The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall
not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of
that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of
the Act (however, see the Notes).



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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 EGS Management, L.L.C.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            Delaware
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 932,252
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 932,252
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 932,252
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                12.4%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 OO
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                              EGS Associates, L.P.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            Delaware
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                  -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                  579,585
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                  -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                  579,585
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                  579,585
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                  7.7%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                  PN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                        EGS Partners, L.L.C.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            Delaware
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 5,661
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 5,661
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 5,661
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                 .1%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 IA
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                     Bev Partners, L.P.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            Cayman Islands
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 321,634
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 321,634
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 321,634
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                 4.3%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 PN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 Jonas Partners, L.P.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            Delaware
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 31,033
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 31,033
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 31,033
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                 .4%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 PN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 William Ehrman
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            United States
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 937,913
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                 12.6%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 IN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 Frederic Greenberg
------------------------------------------------------------------------

     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            United States
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 6,702
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 937,913
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 6,702
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 944,615
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                12.6%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 IN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!







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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 Jonas Gerstl
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            United States
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 937,913
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                 12.6%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 IN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (1)    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
            I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO.
            OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
                                 Julia Oliver
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (2)    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP **
                                                               (a)  [ ]
                                                               (b)  [X]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (3)    SEC USE ONLY
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (4)    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
                            United States
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NUMBER OF      (5)  SOLE VOTING POWER
                                                 -0-
SHARES         ---------------------------------------------------------

BENEFICIALLY   (6)  SHARED VOTING POWER
                                                 937,913
OWNED BY       ---------------------------------------------------------

EACH           (7)  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 -0-
REPORTING      ---------------------------------------------------------

PERSON WITH    (8)  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (9)     AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED
             BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
                                                 937,913
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (10)    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT
             IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES **                  [ ]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (11)    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED
             BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
                                                12.6%
------------------------------------------------------------------------
     (12)    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON **
                                                 IN
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    ** SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!








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Item 1(a).     Name of Issuer:

     The name of the issuer is AEP Industries Inc. (the "Company").

Item 1(b).     Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

     The Company's principal executive offices are located at 125 Phillips
Avenue, South Hackensack, New Jersey 07606

Item 2(a).     Name of Persons Filing:

     This statement is filed by:

          (i)    EGS Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability
company ("EGS Management"), with respect to Common Stock beneficially owned by
EGS Associates, BEV Partners and Jonas Partners;

          (ii)   EGS Associates, L.P. a Delaware limited partnership ("EGS
Associates"), with respect to shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by it;

          (iii)  EGS Partners, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability
company ("EGS Partners"), with respect to shares of Common Stock
held in discretionary accounts managed by EGS Partners;

          (iv)  BEV Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("BEV
Partners"), with respect to shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by it;

          (v)   Jonas Partners, L.P., a New York limited partnership ("Jonas
Partners"), with respect to shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by it;

          (vi) William Ehrman, with respect to shares of Common Stock
beneficially owned by EGS Associates, EGS Partners, BEV Partners and Jonas
Partners;

          (vii) Frederic Greenberg, with respect to shares of Common Stock
beneficially owned by EGS Associates, EGS Partners, BEV Partners, Jonas
Partners and himself;

          (viii)   Jonas Gerstl, with respect to shares of Common Stock
beneficially owned by EGS Associates, EGS Partners, BEV Partners and Jonas
Partners; and.

          (ix)  Julia Oliver, with respect to shares of Common Stock
beneficially owned by EGS Associates, EGS Partners, BEV Partners and Jonas
Partners.

     The foregoing persons hereinafter sometimes are referred to
collectively as the "Reporting Persons." Any disclosures herein with
respect to persons other than the Reporting Persons are made on
information and belief after making inquiry to the appropriate party.



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The members of EGS Management and EGS Partners are William Ehrman, Frederic
Greenberg, Jonas Gerstl and Julia Oliver (collectively, the "Members").

William Lautman, James McLaren and Frederick Ketcher are no longer members of
EGS Partners or EGS Management.

Item 2(b).     Address of Principal Business Office or, if None,
Residence:

     The address of the principal business and principal office of (i)
EGS Management, EGS Partners, EGS Associates, BEV Partners, Jonas Partners and
each of the Members, is 350 Park Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, New York 10022

Item 2(c).     Citizenship:

     Each of the individuals referred to in paragraph (a) above is a
United States citizen.  EGS Management and EGS Partners are Delaware limited
liability companies.  EGS Associated and BEV are Delaware limited
partnerships.  Jonas Partners is a New York limited partnership.

Item 2(d).     Title of Class of Securities:

     Common Stock

Item 2(e).  CUSIP Number:

     0010311O3

Item 3.  If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b) or 13d-
2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

          (a) [ ]   Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the
                    Act,

          (b) [ ]   Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act,

          (c) [ ]   Insurance Company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of
                    the Act,

          (d) [ ]   Investment Company registered under Section 8 of the
                    Investment Company Act of 1940,

          (e) [ ]   Investment Adviser in accordance with Rule
                    13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(E),

          (f) [ ]   Employee Benefit Plan or Endowment Fund in
                    accordance with 13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(F),

          (g) [ ]   Parent Holding Company or control person in
                    accordance with Rule 13d-1 (b)(1)(ii)(G),



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          (h) [ ]   Savings Association as defined in Section 3(b) of
                    the Federal Deposit Insurance Act,

          (i) [ ]   Church Plan that is excluded from the definition of
                    an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the
                    Investment Company Act of 1940,

          (j) [ ]   Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

     If this statement is filed pursuant to 13d-1(c), check this box:
[x]

Item 4.   Ownership.

As of the close of business on August 7, 2000:

      A. EGS Management, L.L.C.
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 932,252
            (b) Percent of class: 12.4%  The percentages used herein and


in the rest of Item 4 are calculated based upon the shares of Common Stock
issued and outstanding as of August 31, 2000 as reported on the Company's
quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission by the Company for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2000.

            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 932,252
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   932,252

      B. EGS Partners, L.L.C.
            (a) Amount beneficially owned:  5,661
            (b) Percent of class: 0.1%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  5,661
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   5,661

      C. EGS Associates
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 579,585
            (b) Percent of class:  7.7%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  579,585
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   579,585

      D. BEV Partners


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            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 321,634
            (b) Percent of class:  4.3%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  321,634
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   321,634

      E. Jonas Partners
            (a)  Amount beneficially owned:  31,033
            (b)  Percent of class: .1%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 31,033
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   31,033

      F. William Ehrman
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 937,913
            (b) Percent of class: 12.6%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 937,913
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   937,913

      G. Frederic Greenberg
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 944,615
            (b) Percent of class: 12.6%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: 6,702
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 937,913
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   6,702
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   937,913

      H. Jonas Gerstl
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 937,913
            (b) Percent of class: 12.6%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 937,913
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-
              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   937,913

      I. Julia Oliver
            (a) Amount beneficially owned: 937,913
            (b) Percent of class: 12.6%
            (c)(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote: -0-
              (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 937,913
             (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: -0-


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              (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:
                   937,913

Item 5.     Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

     Not applicable.

Item 6.     Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another
Person.

     To the knowledge of the Reporting Persons, no other person has the
right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from,
or the proceeds from the sale of, a number of such Common Stock which
represents more than five percent of the number of outstanding shares of
Common Stock.

Item 7.     Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which
Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.

     Not applicable.

Item 8.  Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

     Not applicable.

Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group.

     Not applicable.

Item 10.  Certification.

     Each of the Reporting Persons hereby makes the following
certification:

          By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are
not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or
influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not
acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any
transaction having that purpose or effect.













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SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of our knowledge and belief,
the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement
is true, complete and correct.


DATED:  November 10, 2000

                            /s/ William Ehrman
                            ----------------------------------
                            William Ehrman, individually and as
                            Managing Member of EGS Management, L.L.C.,
                            on behalf of EGS Management, L.L.C., and
                            on behalf of EGS Associates, L.P., BEV
                            Partners, L.P., and Jonas Partners, L.P.,
                            and as a member of EGS Partners, L.L.C.



                            /s/ Frederic Greenberg
                            --------------------------------
                            Frederic Greenberg, individually


                            /s/ Jonas Gerstl
                            --------------------------------
                            Jonas Gerstl, individually


                            /s/ Julia Oliver
                            --------------------------------
                            Julia Oliver, individually




















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